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Northern Europe

In the Northern Europe section you will find all blogposts and video logs of The Trip 2017 regarding countries in Northern Europe.

Driving from Oslo to Bergen
Driving from Oslo to Bergen - Tyrifjorden, Aurlandsfjorden & Stave Churches The route between Oslo and Bergen has the reputation for being one of the most beautiful roads (either by car or train) on this planet. After spending a few days in Oslo I was excited to hit the road again. This is my adventure driving from Oslo to...
how to hike trolltungavideo
During my 30,000 km road trip through Europe, I had the opportunity to climb the Trolltunga. It was a race against the clock as the weather that week would only have one day of sun. Meanwhile, I was still in Bergen, therefore I jumped in the car and raced towards Odda where I would start my adventure. In this...
If you ever visited Denmark you will think mainly of two things: Beautiful architecture and expensive tourist activities. It is indeed a problem for many tourists that the cost of going out for dinner, visiting the museums and zoos and having an alcoholic beverage comes at a higher cost compared to the rest of Europe. Good thing, I figured...
It was time to head north or else I would stay in Norway forever! There is just so much to see that you could easily spend weeks traveling on just the south and west part of Norway.  After hiking the Trolltunga I made a quick 5 day stop in Solvorn where the Eplet Bed and Apple Farm is located. I recharged my...
reinebringen
The Best Lofoten Camping, Beaches, Reinebringen Hiking & Tours The Lofoten Islands is an archipelago that is located in the northern part of Norway above the Arctic Circle. This hidden pearl of Norway is full of unforgettable experiences and beautiful landscapes. If you are interested in hiking, fishing, skiing, museums, beaches and northern lights, Lofoten will not disappoint. https://youtu.be/6fqWII-qZzQ The Lofoten has a...
road trip norway
Road Trip Norway Itinerary - Your No.1 Norwegian Road Trip Guide The world today seems much less happy than it did many years ago. With each passing generation, there is more responsibility and demands on time leading people to be generally less happy than they used to be. There is however one place that boasts the happiest people on the...
I was walking around Bergen when I came across a ticket shop for the famous fjord cruises. Between all the big offers, on a small  A-4 paper there was a sign that said; Learn how to make apple juice and sauces. Visit the Eplet Bed and Apple farm in Solvorn! Hmm.. That is something new, I thought. I don't have...
Hiking the famous Trolltunga had been on my bucket list for a long time. I had seen many photos and videos of people standing on the well known rock, which is located in the municipality of Odda in Hordaland county. Trolltunga (meaning troll tongue) can be found on the northside of the beautiful Ringedalsvatnet lake at 700 meter high. After informing with...
Finland road trip
Finland Road Trip Itinerary - Santa Clause, Reindeer, Sauna & Mosquitos! I finally did it! I had reached the most northern part in Europe and the North Cape was totally worth the extra kilometers Louie and I had to drive to get to the famous cliff. The northern part of Norway had been an absolute pleasure. It was time for...
With over 20 islands, the Gothenburg Archipelago is a beautiful collection of islands right in front of the city of Gothenburg. I visited the south archipelago and will discuss how I got to most of the islands for just € 18,- and spend a great day wildlife & nature sightseeing, eating delicious foods and checking out the local history...